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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 109
Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 3:30 p.m. to 5:25 p.m.
Presiding
Michael Levitt, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Allison Goody, Analyst
• Brian Hermon, Employee of the Library of Parliament
Center for Strategic and International Studies
• Heather Conley, Senior Vice President for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic
As individuals
• Michael Byers, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia
• John Higginbotham, Senior Fellow, Carleton University and CIGI
• Adam Lajeunesse, Irving Shipbuilding Chair in Arctic Marine Security, Mulroney Institute of Government, St. Francis Xavier University
• Suzanne Lalonde, Professor, Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of Canada’s sovereignty in the arctic.

Michael Byers and Suzanne Lalonde made statements and answered questions.

At 4:25 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:32 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Heather Conley, by videoconference from Washington, D.C, Adam Lajeunesse, by videoconference from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and John Higginbotham made statements and answered questions.

At 5:22 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:24 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of Canada's Global Engagement on Human Rights Issues, Particularly Through the United Nations and its Agencies, the travel proposal budget in the amount of $ 100,000 to $ 150,000, for the Subcommittee on International Human Rights travel to Geneva, Switzerland, in Winter 2019, be adopted and presented to the Subcommittee on Committee Budgets.

At 5:25 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Erica Pereira
Clerk of the Committee